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Cynara scolymus

  • Height: 1.5m

  • Width: 80cm

  • Produces fruit throughout Summer and Autumn

  • This gorgeous variety has a purple tinge to the fruit.

  • Tastes the same as the common globe artichoke

  • Harvest before the flower opens.

  • Fertilise once a year in Spring.

  • The foliage also makes a brilliant architechtural looking plant.